Cecille El Beleidi, British Consul-General, Chongqing in southwest China, took office in June 2016.
Cecille joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1983. Before, she has worked in Kuwait, Nepal, Morocco, Eygpt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
|2016 - present||British Consulate-General Chongqing, Consul General|
|2012 - 2015||Doha, Deputy Head of Mission|
|2010 - 2012||FCO, Head of Consular Overseas Residents Services Unit|
|2009 - 2010||FCO, Regional Lead, Corporate Services Programme|
|2008 - 2009||UKBA HR Transition Team|
|2003 - 2008||Jeddah, Deputy Consul General and Head of Trade & Investment|
|2002 - 2003||FCO, Arabic Language Training|
|1999 - 2002||Riyadh, Second Secretary Political and Press & Public Affairs|
|1996 - 1999||FCO, Assistant Private Secretary, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State|
|1996 - 1996||Cairo, Entry Clearance Officer|
|1995 - 1996||FCO, Middle East Dept|
|1992 - 1995||Casablanca, Senior Management Officer/Vice Consul/Entry Clearance Officer|
|1989 - 1992||Kathmandu, Accountant and Assistant Management Officer|
|1986 - 1989||FCO, Nationality & Treaty Dept|
|1985 - 1986||Kuwait, Archivist|
|1983 - 1985||FCO, South America Dept|
Consul-General in Chongqing
The Consul General is the senior UK official in a Consulate General, which is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission, usually located in another major city. The Consul General represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.